27 October 2016 14:10
Can’t get enough of sports in your life? Northern California is filled with great athletics that will sustain your need for, well, sports. Just in case you aren’t sure which teams to follow or you want to know the top teams in the area, here they are:
- Golden State Warriors
This amazing basketball team is picked to do well this next year. They have had many great players over the years and continue to capture more talent. In 2015, they defeated the Cavaliers to go onto the NBA Finals. They are located in Oakland, California.
- San Francisco Giants
Not only are the Giants a great baseball team (Their most recent World Series victories are in 2010, 2012, and 2014), but their stadium in San Francisco, CA is beautiful. They have surrounded the stadium with statues and more honoring past players. If you want to watch great baseball and be in an area where fans are loved, San Francisco Giants stadium is right for you.
- San Jose Sharks
The San Jose Sharks saw their first chance at the Stanley Cup in 2015. Their tradition of coming out through the shark on the ice in at the beginning of the game is worth watching even if you aren’t already a hockey fan. However, beware that you might end up never wanting to miss another game of theirs.
- Oakland Raiders
In Northern California, you have the opportunity to choose between two football teams. The Oakland Raiders continue to improve with California native Derek Carr leading the way. Their stadium has lots of history and the fans are well, enthusiastic. Check them out and watch a great football game this season.
- San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers are a fun team to watch, especially when they play one of their biggest rivals, the Seattle Seahawks. This team, even though they are associated with San Francisco is playing in Santa Clara in Levi’s Stadium.
- Oakland Athletics (A’s)
The Oakland A’s is another great baseball team in Northern California. Their most recent titles are the West Division titles in 2012 and 2013. Fun fact, the A’s were named after a local gentlemen’s club in Philadelphia. While they were once located in Philadelphia, they have been located in Oakland since 1968.
- San Jose Earthquakes
Who is ready for some fun soccer chants and relaxation? San Jose Earthquakes have been around for 22 years (They used to be the San Jose Clash). In 2014, they made it to the CONCACAF Championships. They currently play in Avaya Stadium in San Jose.
- Sacramento Kings
The Sacramento Kings are the only professional team in Sacramento, CA. The Kings have made some great changes to their roster for the next season. Come check it out. For the 2016-2017 seasons they will be playing in the Golden 1 center.
If you want to plan a trip to check out any one of these teams we will help you find the things you need for a great trip. From directions, to the hotel, and more we are waiting to help you!